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After testing the service in two medium-sized cities, Mexico’s Megacable is planning the main launch of XView, a pay-TV service which includes cloud features and video-on-demand (VOD).

megacable tvAnnounced during its quarterly results’ presentation, the launch of XView will be soon carried out in Guadalajara, where Megacable is headquartered, and Puebla, followed by other areas the company covers.

“In line with the next-generation video strategy, the company launched XView, a service enabling interactive programming, time-shift TV, start over, cloud digital video recording (DVR) and VOD,” explained the company.

The announcement arrives just as Megacable exceeds the three million subscriber mark across the country, after adding 39,000 subscriptions during Q2 2016. Although growth has stabilised during the last quarter, the cable company has increased its subscriber base by 17% during last year, adding almost half a million pay-TV customers.

Video is by far Megacable’s most profitable business, followed by broadband. During Q2 2016, the company invoiced over $225 million, achieving a $44 million net profit.